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Longer cruises from the west from Carnival

For those who cruise from the western half of North America, the choice of number of days at sea and destination has been limited.

If you look at just Galveston, … 229 more words

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Porto, Portugal from Viking river ship Hemming

I promised you a photo essay of Porto, Portugal, a place you are most likely to visit only when taking a river cruise. Enjoy… 285 more words

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Cognac at Camus a day of French decadence

COGNAC, France — Most of us heading to the Cognac region of France from our Viking ship in Bordeaux had no idea what to expect. The name Cognac created visions of decadence and our day turned out to have a full share of that. 491 more words


WOW! River cruises in Europe with something special

I decided to focus WOW! on a couple of river cruises this week.

As always, they are based on per-person pricing with double occupancy and were available at time of writing. 103 more words

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More to Bordeaux than a bottle of wine

BORDEAUX, France — Having left our Viking river ship in Avignon, the next stop is Bordeaux, a city that up until the start of the new millennium was known as La Belle au Bois Dormant, or Sleeping Beauty. 406 more words

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Christening day for Viking ships…and all godmothers

AVIGNON, France — I’m in France today for the christening of 14 Viking river ships, plus a few that didn’t make it to the christening table last year. 112 more words

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